Easy Guide to Host an Amazon Prime Video Watch Party to watch with friends

Emma's user avatar
Emma
July 10, 2024

Experience the ultimate movie night with Amazon Prime Video Watch Party! This amazing social movie watching capability allows Amazon Prime and Prime Video subscribers to create a virtual movie night with friends and family, no matter where they are in the world.

With Amazon Prime Video Watch Party, you can watch your favorite movies and TV shows with up to 100 people at once, making it the perfect solution for hosting movie nights with loved ones who live far away. One person serves as the host, and they can invite other participants and control the movie from their computer.

The Watch Party feature on Amazon Prime Video makes it easy to share your favorite films and TV episodes with others. However, it’s important to note that all participants must have a subscription to Amazon Prime or Prime Video. If you want to invite a friend who doesn’t have a subscription, they can sign up for a 30-day free trial. Just make sure to remind them to cancel the subscription before the trial ends if they don’t want to continue using the service.

So grab your popcorn, gather your friends, and get ready for an unforgettable movie night with Amazon Prime Video Watch Party!

Related: Netflix Watch Party – 5 Ways to watch Netflix with friends

How to use Amazon Prime Video Watch Party on web browsers?

Using Amazon Prime Video Watch Party is easy! Here are the steps to get started:

  1. Make sure you have an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription.
  2. Go to the Amazon Prime Video website. Browse to any Prime Video title Included with Prime membership (titles with the Prime logo or the Watch Now with Prime option) or available to buy or rent. Both host and participant(s) will need to individually buy or rent the eligible title for Watch Party. Live content, Freevee, and Prime Video Channels content aren’t currently available for Watch Parties.
  3. Click on the Watch Party icon located on the movie or TV show’s details page.
  4. Choose a name for your Watch Party and click on the Create Watch Party button.
  5. Share the Watch Party link with your friends and family whom you want to invite.
  6. Once they click on the link, they will be prompted to sign in to their Amazon Prime or Prime Video account.
  7. After signing in, they will be redirected to the Watch Party page where they can join the party.
  8. The host can then start the movie or TV show, and all participants will be able to watch it together while chatting in the Watch Party chat room.

That’s it! With these easy steps, you can create a virtual movie night and enjoy your favorite films and TV shows with loved ones from the comfort of your own homes. You can invite up to 100 participants. Anyone having a valid invite link can join Watch Party. However, they must be located in your country and have access to eligible Prime Video titles included with their Amazon Prime membership.

What devices support Amazon Prime Video Watch Party?

Watch Parties can be watched through the Prime Video app on supported Fire TV devices , the Prime Video app for selected connected devices, smart TVs, streaming devices like Roku and gaming consoles like Xbox or PlayStation, in addition to Android mobile phones, Android tablets, Fire tablets, iPhones, and iPads. You can also access Prime Video Watch Parties on desktop web browsers, except for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari.

Why it says “Watch Party unavailable”?

Make sure you are not using Microsoft Internet Explorer or Apple’s Safari. If you need have Amazon Prime/Prime Video subscription or buy/rent the title, refresh the page and try multiple times.

How to download Amazon Prime Video films to MP4?

Amazon Prime Video offers a variety of TV shows, documentaries, movies, series, and originals but you can only watch them on compatible devices via Prime Video app.

In this article, we’ll show you how to download Prime Video titles to MP4 and watch them offline on Nintendo Switch or anywhere else.

Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader is developed to download any movies and TV shows to MP4/MKV on Mac and Windows, thus you can preserve your favorite content forever, no matter they will leave Prime Video someday or not.

Features:

  • Download all titles marked as “Included with Prime” to MP4/MKV.
  • Download rented or purchased titles including new release movies, popular TV shows, and more to MP4/MKV.
  • Download movies and TV shows in up to 1080p.
  • Keep any or all audio and subtitles.
  • Save subtitles as Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles or Hardcoded subtitles.
  • Keep Audio Description and Audio surround sound.
  • Multilingual interface: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.

Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader is able to download:

  • All titles marked as “Included with Prime”.
  • Prime Video titles rented or purchased through the Amazon website and through the Prime Video app on supported devices.
  • Free movie and TV with ads

Step 1. Run Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader.

To get started, first you need to download, install and run the Pazu Amazon Video Downloader app on your Mac/Windows and sign in with your Amazon account.

Amazon Prime Video Downloader

Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

Step 2. Add Prime Video movies/TV shows 

Start typing the name of the movie or the TV show. Now browse through the results and find something you want to download.

add Prime Video movies

Or you can copy-paste the link of the TV show or movie. Click the search icon to find the TV show or movie you’re looking for.

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Before starting to download anything, you’ll need to choose the video quality setting. To do that, tap the Gear icon to open Settings. It is easy to select the output settings at this step using video formats, video codec, audio languages, or subtitle languages.

Prime Video to MP4
  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Keep Audio description and Audio surround sound or not
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle type: Embeded subtitles, Independent subtitles, Hardcoded subtitles
  • Interface language: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文

Step 4. Click Download icon

Tap the download icon next to the movie or TV show you want to download.

If your selection is a movie, click icon next to it and the downloading begins.

If your selection is a TV show, click  icon next to it to select episodes you want to download.

Prime Video to MP4

Before downloading, you can also click to choose subtitles and audio tracks for each episode. Audio and subtitle languages in Settings only shows the 6 common languages. Here you can choose any language from whatever the movie or TV show provides.

Prime Video audio track
Prime Video subtitle

Then click Download.

To find the content you’ve downloaded, click History icon on the top.

Amazon Prime Video to MP4

Now you can locate the downloaded Prime Video MP4 videos and watch them offline anywhere you want.